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MXL Revelation II Premium Variable-Pattern Tube Microphone Dark Violet

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Lush sound with the ability to change polar patterns.

The MXL Revelation II is a premium variable-pattern tube microphone for studios that delivers the warmth and intimacy of a classic tube microphone with a lush midrange providing a unique color and sound to any microphone locker.

A dual gold-sputtered, 6-micron diaphragm and hand-selected EF86 pentode tube provide warmth and character giving the Revelation II an iconic sound.

The Revelation II's variable selection knob allows for limitless transitions between cardioid, omnidirectional and figure-8 polar patterns. Whether you record vocals, instruments, percussion or simply use it as a room mic, the MXL Revelation II with its dark violet and chrome hardware design brings a classic sound and style in any recording application.


  • Flagship tube microphone
  • Variable polar pattern selection
  • EF86 Pentode tube
  • Natural frequency response attributes to classic sound
  • MOGAMI cable and wiring for exceptional audio fidelity

Get versatility and warmth in one studio mic. Order today.


Revelation II Premium Variable-Pattern Tube Microphone Specifications:

  • Type: Variable Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone
  • Diaphragm: Dual gold-sputtered, 6 micron diaphragm
  • Tube Type: EF86
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz–20kHz
  • Polar Pattern: Continuously variable
  • Sensitivity: –40dB re 1 V/Pa
  • Output Impedance: 140 ohms
  • Attenuation Switch: 0dB, –10dB
  • High Pass Filter: 12dB/octave @ 125Hz
  • Equivalent Noise: –18dB (A-weighted IEC 651)
  • S/N Ratio: 76dB
  • Max SPL for .5% THD: 138dB SPL
  • Power Requirements: Revelation Power Supply Unit 110/220 VAC, 50/60Hz
  • Size: 7 1/2" x 2 1/2"/190 mm x 63.5 mm (mic only)
  • Weight: 2 lb. / 907g (mic only)
  • Metal Finish: Dark Violet and Black Chrome
  • Includes
    • MXL Revelation II
    • MXL Revelation II Shockmount
    • MXL Revlation II Power Supply
    • 15' MOGAMI Tube Cable
    • 15' MOGAMI XLR cable
    • Carrying Case

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